Dupré Logistics opens location
Dupré Logistics Strategic Capacity Services recently held a ribbon-cutting and open house at its new location, 4740 N. Castlewood Lane in Fayetteville. In Northwest Arkansas, Dupré handles freight transportation for large-scale companies.
UAMS Orthopaedics expands to region
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences will partner with local physicians to expand UAMS Orthopaedics to Northwest Arkansas.
In January, the Shoulder Center of Arkansas in Fayetteville and its therapy partner, 201: TRM (Train Recover Move), in Fayetteville and Rogers, will become part of the UAMS system.
Dr. Wesley Cox, who founded the practice, and Dr. Chad Songy will join UAMS, including the 201 team members, who serve athletes and Olympians. Dr. Ramon Ylanan, former University of Arkansas head primary care sports medicine team physician, will continue to practice with UAMS at the Shoulder Center.
Group names design award winners
Several area architectural firms won awards recently from the Arkansas chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
Modus Studio of Fayetteville won an award for the Evans Tree House at Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs. The multilevel, accessible treehouse was designed to allow children to interact with nature.
Marlon Blackwell Architects of Fayetteville also received recognition for the Lamplighter School Innovation Lab in Dallas. The building includes a woodshop, robotics lab, teaching kitchen and other hands-on classrooms.
Miller Boskus Lack of Fayetteville received honors for the library annex at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. The goal of the project was to create a natural, yet cost-effective, high-density storage for the library's 1.8 million volumes of circulating and special collection materials as well as art.
Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects received honors for the Rayonier Headquarters in Wildlight, Fla., which puts employees, from lumberjacks to executives in the same space while showcasing Rayonier primary woods within the structure.
The 8th Street Market of Bentonville and Vault Bar of Fayetteville received merit awards.
Cromwell Architects Engineers, Inc., won the Member Choice Award for the ArcBest Corporate Headquarters in Fort Smith.
Northwest gets cycle 6 accreditation
Northwest Medical Center of Springdale was recently accredited as a cycle 6 chest pain center with primary PCI or percutaneous coronary intervention.
The rating is given by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, the accreditation arm of the American College of Cardiology.
An accredited chest pain center's approach to cardiac patient care allows clinicians to reduce time to treatment during the critical early stages of a heart attack. Accredited facilities have shown to better monitor patients when it is not initially clear whether they are experiencing a coronary event.
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